Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Policy and Elections 3.03 LC)The president is responsible for selecting the new state governors creating rules for Congress to follow making sure the...Answers 0Homework Assignment - BonPapers

Policy and Elections 3.03 LC)The president is responsible for selecting the new state governors creating rules for Congress to follow making sure the…Answers 0Homework Assignment

Policy and Elections 3.03 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.4>

The president is responsible for

 selecting the new state governors

 creating rules for Congress to follow

 making sure the laws are carried out

 approving Senate office appointments

 


 

Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.04 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.15>

Interest groups can influence public policy because they

 try to get their members elected whom they expect to vote along the party platform on issues

 lobby the members of legislative committees to convince them to vote a certain way on bills

 have considerable power in influencing judicial decisions on difficult civil and criminal trials

 select who will serve as advisors to the members of the executive and legislative branches

 


 

Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.04 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.15>

Most interest groups are formed because members want

 to become famous for something other than sports or fine arts

 a social organization they can rely on to plan leisure activities

 to get one of their members elected to a government office

 the government to pay attention to a concern that they share

 


 

Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.13>

"Candidate Florent is obviously the better man for the job. No one can match his education and experience."

This quote shows that the reporter

 uses emotional appeal to support Florent

 uses emotional appeal against Florent

 has a bias in favor of Florent

 has a bias against Florent

 


 

Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.13>

"Key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire next year. The terrorist threat will not expire on that schedule. Our law enforcement needs this vital legislation to protect our citizens."—President Bush, 2004 State of the Union Address

In this quote, President Bush

 reveals his bias against anti-terrorism legislation and wants to allow the laws to end

 appeals to people's fears of terrorism to convince lawmakers to renew the legislation

 omits key information about the impact of the legislation so people will not support it

 uses specific facts about the impact of anti-terrorism legislation to increase its support

 


 

Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.04 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.15>

Interest groups consist of

 people who share beliefs and support their members in elections

 people with shared goals who work together to influence public policy

 various means of mass communication, such as television and radio

 government agencies that regulate and monitor citizens and businesses

 


 

Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.12>

Federal political campaigns in recent years have expanded their use of

 social networking sites to connect with voters

 radio programming during typical driving hours

 television programming to discuss detailed issues

 newspaper advertisements in local and state news

 


 

Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 MC 

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Which communication tool would allow a current presidential candidate to most effectively interact with the greatest number of citizens?

 An appearance arranged to meet and greet voters at a local fishing tournament

 A political advertisement appearing in newspapers across the country

 A frequently updated social media site with a question and answer forum

 An automated generic text message sent to cell phone numbers of registered voters

 


 

Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.03 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.4>

What do the executive powers of appointing federal judges and entering into foreign treaties have in common?

 They both require consent of the House of Representatives.

 The House of Representatives must present the idea first.

 They both require the consent of the Senate.

 The Senate must present the idea first.

 


 

Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.03 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.4>

According to the U.S. Constitution, which of the following people would be eligible to run for U.S. president?

 Lucy, 24 years old, born and lived all her life in Wyoming

 Robert, 36 years old, born and lived all his life in Georgia

 Nina, 48 years old, a naturalized citizen from Columbia

 David, 59 years old, a naturalized citizen from Canada

 


 

Question 11 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.03 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.4>

Which of the following is true about the Electoral College today?

 The person who comes in second place becomes vice-president.

 A dozen votes come from territories that are not proper states.

 It makes the direct or popular vote of the people unnecessary.

 Each state has a number of votes based on its representation.

 


 

Question 12 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.14>

Registering to vote as a member of the Republican party

 permits you to vote in a Democratic primary election in a closed primary state

 prohibits you from voting in a Democratic primary election in an open primary state

 prohibits you from voting in a Democratic primary election in a closed primary state

 permits you to vote in all primary elections in a closed primary state

 


 

Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.14>

Registering to vote as a member of the Democratic party

 permits you to vote in a Republican primary election in a closed primary state

 prohibits you from voting in a Republican primary election in an open primary state

 prohibits you from voting in a Republican primary election in a closed primary state

 permits you to vote in all primary elections in a closed primary state

 


 

Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.14>

© 2012 FLVS

After the 2010 election, Democratic President Barack Obama would have found that his policy ideas would be somewhat

 easier to pass through the House

 easier to pass through the Senate

 more difficult to pass through the both the House and the Senate

 more difficult to pass through the House, but not the Senate

 


 

Question 15 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.03 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.5>

A law that limits the content of popup advertisements on the Internet would be enforced by the

 Federal Communications Commission

 U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 Federal Reserve System

 U.S. Postal Service

 


 

Question 16 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.01 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.3>

The highest ranking member of the U.S. Senate when the Vice President is absent is the

 Speaker of the House

 Speaker Pro Tempore

 President of the House

 President Pro Tempore

 


 

Question 17 (Multiple Choice Worth 4 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 HC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.13>

"We can either settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do really well while a growing number of Americans barely get by, or we can restore an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, and everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules. What's at stake aren't Democratic values or Republican values, but American values. And we have to reclaim them."—President Barack Obama, State of the Union, 2012

In this quote, President Obama

 uses omission to hide that most Americans are financially stable and that change is unnecessary

 references the successes of past leadership that are different from his goals for the coming year

 appeals to Americans' sense of fairness to increase support among different parties for his agenda

 includes biased language in favor of his political party that separates people with different platforms

 


 

Question 18 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.16>

The term "voter turnout" refers to the portion of

 citizens who register to vote before an election

 eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election

 citizens who choose not to register to vote

 eligible voters who choose not to vote

 


 

Question 19 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.03 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.5>

The regulatory agency that monitors and regulates banking activity is the

 Federal Communications Commission

 U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 Federal Reserve System

 U.S. Postal Service

 


 

Question 20 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.16>

© 2012 FLVS

According to the graph above, voter turnout in presidential elections

 is likely to increase in 2012

 is likely to decline in 2012

 shows a sharp increase between 1960 and 1972

 shows a sharp increase between 2000 and 2004

 


 

Question 21 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.16>

Number of Votes Cast by 18- to 29-Year-Olds

Voter Turnout

  Presidential Elections Midterm Elections
  2000 2004 2002 2006
Number of Votes Cast 15.9 million 20.1 million 8.9 million 10.8 million
Eligible Voters 39.3 million 41.1 million 39.6 million 41.9 million

Source: Authors' tabulations from the Current Population Survey,

November (Voting) Supplement, 2000-2006.Based on the data in this table, young voters were least likely to have cast a ballot in the

 2000 presidential election

 2004 presidential election

 2002 midterm election

 2006 midterm election

 


 

Question 22 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.05 LC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.12>

The last decade of the 19th century saw an incredible expansion in use of the

 radio

 press

 Internet

 television

 


 

Question 23 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.g.4.1>

Public Domain

Which of the following western states had the largest gain in population between the years 2000 and 2010?

 Montana

 Oregon

 Arizona

 California

 


 

Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.06 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.g.4.1>

Public Domain

Which of the following regions had the lowest population increase between the years 2000 and 2010?

 Southeast

 Northeast

 Southwest

 Northwest

 


 

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.01 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.3>

A joint committee is

 set up to resolve differences in legislation passed separately in the House and Senate

 made up of members from both the House and Senate to address a common concern

 a group of members of Congress who meet with the president to prevent vetoed bills

 created by the House when the Senate has taken too long to debate a proposed bill

 


 

Question 26 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.01 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.3>

According to Article I of the Constitution, who has the ability to approve foreign treaties?

 the Cabinet and the President

 the House and the Senate

 the Senate only

 the House only

 


 

Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

(Policy and Elections 3.01 MC)<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.3>

The lawmaking process can be very time-consuming because the

 Constitution places a time minimum for Congress to consider all new bills before voting

 bills go through committees of Congress members who carefully study each new idea

 president can interrupt the work of Congress at any time to focus on another issue

 Supreme Court must review all proposed bills before Congress can vote on them

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